When to Ride Hard During a Race

This is a repost from the SB Tri Club Coach’s Corner blog, April 2013, in case it looks familiar to anyone… I just re-read parts of Joe Friel’s latest book, Power Meter Training, which got me thinking. As athletes gear up for the next set of early season races, I wanted to present some data…

Is Your Equipment Ready To Go Racing?

As the season is unfolding in front of us, some people already having put in one or two races, if you haven’t done your first race of the year, now’s the time to think about checking out your equipment. I posted an Equipment Checklist awhile back, so if you’re not sure what you should be…

Why We Race

We meet some of the most fascinating people at the races. Equipment and physical problems are at their purest in racing. Racing pries us loose from our desks, teaches honesty through humility, and its fun. We like all those things – people, problems, honesty, and fun.  Oh yeah, you can eat like a pig the…